Seattle gets a peak at Amazon’s latest plans for its downtown complex

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Office Building Design | January 26, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The online retailer is seeking permits to build on a fourth city block that would include 835,200 sf of office space.

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In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule

In May, Facebook broke ground on an expansion to its data center campus in Lule, Sweden. Using a new prefab construction proces

August 04, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Less than a year after opening its ultra-green, hydropowered data center facility in Luleå, Sweden, Facebook is back at it in Mother Svea with yet...

Urban and TOD projects like the CitySet Cherry Creek retail center in Glendale,

Urban and TOD projects like the CitySet Cherry Creek retail center in Glendale, Colo., remain a strong investment opportunity fo

August 04, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Despite the rapid growth of online shopping, the 'bricks and mortar' retail sector is faring quite well, headed by power centers, grocery-anchored...

Rendering: courtesy www.miamiworldcenter.com

Rendering: courtesy www.miamiworldcenter.com

August 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A long-delayed $1.5 billion mixed-use development in Miami moved ahead after city planners approved the project’s first phase.

Morton Buildings is the national leader in custom post-frame construction. With an expansive network of resources and an ongoing commitment to innovation within the industry, Morton has earned its reputation that has lasted for generations.

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Photo: Shinkuken via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Shinkuken via Wikimedia Commons

August 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The City Council of Cambridge, Mass., approved the Building Energy Usage and Disclosure Ordinance (BEUDO) that requires benchmarking and disclosure...

Photo: USGBC

Photo: USGBC

August 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The LEED Dynamic Plaque could aid certified buildings in maintaining performance with up-to-date information about water and energy use, waste redu...

Photo: Findoutwhy via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Findoutwhy via Wikimedia Commons

August 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Gypsum Association released updates to both GA-221 Repair of Joint Ridging and GA-222 Repairing Screw or Nail Pops standards publications.

To support rapid iterative design approaches on the 30,000-seat Al Meena Soccer

To support rapid iterative design approaches on the 30,000-seat Al Meena Soccer Stadium project in Basrah, Iraq, structural engi

August 04, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Cloud-based data sharing, rapid iterative design, and cross-discipline collaboration are among the emerging trends in the BIM/VDC field, according...

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Legacy ER in Allen, Texas, was among the AIA healthcare design honorees. Photo

Legacy ER in Allen, Texas, was among the AIA healthcare design honorees. Photo Michael Moran/OTTO.

August 01, 2014 | American Institute of Architects

Projects showcase the best of healthcare building design and health design-oriented research.

The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Campus in Saudi Arabia is

The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Campus in Saudi Arabia is one of dozens of non-U.S. LEED Platinum project

August 01, 2014 | Green Building Certification Institute

Partnership intended to improve LEED certification process for projects in countries around the globe.

August 01, 2014 | Johns Manville

New structure of Johns Manville Engineered Products unit expected to enhance customer experiences while strengthening innovation, agility, and manu...

Denver is among the "most recovered" American cities, post-recession, according

Denver is among the "most recovered" American cities, post-recession, according to WalletHub. Photo by Flickr user Larry Johnson

August 01, 2014 | WalletHub

Texas metros show great momentum, but a number of Arizona and California cities are still struggling to recover.

August 01, 2014 | AIA Show Report
Roxul's Cary Robertson discusses the company's newest insulation innovations at the 2014 AIA national conventi...
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John Yonushewski, FAIA, has over 35 years of experience in the design and construction field. Dominic Weilminster is an award-winning designer.

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Science, general academic, and health-medical were hot categories in the univers

Science, general academic, and health-medical were hot categories in the university construction sector last year, according to

July 30, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

University stakeholders face complicated cap-ex stressors, from chronic to impending. Creative approaches to financing, design, and delivery are to...

Photo: BQE Software

Photo: BQE Software

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Foreman Seeley Fountain Architecture not only managed to survive the Great Recession, it has positioned itself to thrive in the economy’s recovery....

Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the 48-story luxury residential tower

Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the 48-story luxury residential tower is part of a three-tower mixed-use development

July 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the 48-story luxury residential tower is part of a three-tower mixed-use development along the Chicago R...

Vikings Stadium construction, April 2014. Photo: Runner1928 via Wikimedia Common

Vikings Stadium construction, April 2014. Photo: Runner1928 via Wikimedia Commons

July 30, 2014 | American Institute of Architects

Semiannual Consensus Construction Forecast predicts 4.9% increase this year, 8% next year, with offices and retail facilities leading the charge....

Farmers' markets, like this one in Austin, Texas, are prized features of the urb

Farmers' markets, like this one in Austin, Texas, are prized features of the urban community, according to a new Sasaki study. P

July 30, 2014 | Sasaki Associates

Urban dwellers love food-related resources, public spaces, and historic structures—but really hate traffic, lack of parking, and poor public transp...

July 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Students at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences designed a solar panel that can double as living space for the Solar Decathlon Europe.

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Illustration: USGS

Illustration: USGS

July 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Geological Service recently released an update of U.S. National Seismic Hazard Maps that reflect the latest analysis of where future earth...

Image: courtesy Western Window Systems

Image: courtesy Western Window Systems

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July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Star Wars director George Lucas selected Chicago-based Studio Gang Architects and Beijing firm MAD to design his proposed art museum on Chicago’s l...

July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The acquisition comes just two weeks after AECOM's $6 billion deal to acquire rival engineering and construction company URS Corp.

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The unique approvals complement the existing End Use Configuration testing exclusively conducted in association with the ICC-ES and an ICC-ES accre...

Regional Blood Center, Raciborz, Poland. Photo credit: Bartlomiej Senkowski  FA

Regional Blood Center, Raciborz, Poland. Photo credit: Bartlomiej Senkowski FAAB Architektura

July 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by FAAB Architektura, the project's aesthetic was guided by its function. The color scheme, facade panel glossiness, and the irregularly e...

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